Keating appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Keating, the county Clare-based marine, civil engineering and building company, has just announced the appointment of Marcus Carne as its new Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Carne will have responsibility for overseeing the implementation of the business’ operations and projects across Ireland and the UK.

Mr. Carnes early priorities will be to focus on ensuring the Keating team is supported in delivering its current portfolio of contracts and enabled to achieve the strategic growth ambitions of the company.

Keating’s COO Marcus Carne said: “Supporting our talented people in how they go to work, so that we can deliver the most innovative engineered solutions, whilst ensuring the safety of all our people and the quality of our services, is my main priority. I look forward to engaging with all our stakeholders as we embark on this next exciting chapter of the Keating journey.”

Keating’s CEO Gordon O’ Regan said: “We are very pleased to have Marcus join us on the Leadership team. His experience built over 20 years is diverse and across a broad range of Engineering and Construction projects.

“His insights will contribute immensely to our overall strategic direction, growth and operational success. He is a crucial member of the Keating executive leadership team based in Dublin and operating nationwide and further afield”, he added.

Mr. Carne has been a leading figure commercially for some of Ireland’s, the UK’s and Australia’s largest building and engineering firms, delivering complex contracts globally, including Laing O’Rourke and John Sisk & Son. He has received accreditation and training from University of Queensland, Imperial College London and Cambridge University.

Mr Carne’s familiarity with contract and commercial execution in Ireland, the UK and Overseas will be an integral component of Keating’s future plans and visions for the company.

As well as having its HQ in Kilmihil, Co Clare, Keating also has offices in Dublin and the UK.